Author further identified on preliminary page 7 as Fra Donato d'Eremita di Rocca d'Evandro dell'Ordine di San Domenico
Publisher In Napoli : Per Secondino Roncagliolo ...
Call number 305987
Digitizing sponsor Getty Research Institute
Book contributor Getty Research Institute
Collection getty; americana
Notes No table of contents. Foxing.
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Duveen, D.L. Bibliotheca alchemica et chemica
Ferchl, F. Pictorial history of chemistry
Illustrations: 20 engravings, including historiated t.p. Each of the 19 plates, bound in at the end, consists of an engraving showing distillation or other process and requisite equipment, an engraved description below and one of the five different elaborately engraved architectural frames on the other three sides. The border on plates 2, 5, 9, 13 and 17 contains the author's name and device, giving rise to the speculation that he may have executed the illustrations. Includes floreated initials and an array of tailpieces. Text is set within a frame line, and within a greater frame containing in the margins printed glosses
Includes: Tavola delle varie infirmata, secondo il linguaggio Arabica, Greco, e Latina, p. 133-166; Tavola de gli scrittori di medicina e di chirugia Arabi, Greco, Latini, e Italiani, p. 166-168; and Osservazioni intorno a' semplici della ricetta dell'elixir vitae, p. 169-181
Errori occorsi nello stampare, p. 182
Signatures: maltese cross,A-H²I-ZAa-BbCc-Gg²last page missing?
Library's copy has 6 pages of a handwritten text on distillation bound-in before the t.p
Shakey signature in ink at head of t.p., another covered by decorative border pasted at foot of page
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